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Re: Other Teams' Stuff

Posted: Tue Sep 01, 2015 6:48 pm
by Davey-boy
Cant believe arse didn't buy a striker either, should be a good tussle for fourth

Re: Other Teams' Stuff

Posted: Wed Sep 02, 2015 4:03 am
by tom
Davey-boy wrote:Cant believe arse didn't buy a striker either, should be a good tussle for fourth
Tbf, is giroud any worse than Rooney at this point?

Re: Other Teams' Stuff

Posted: Wed Sep 02, 2015 6:04 am
by bman2
tom wrote:
Davey-boy wrote:Cant believe arse didn't buy a striker either, should be a good tussle for fourth
Tbf, is giroud any worse than Rooney at this point?
Giroud is obviously better than Rooney on recent form. But I think Giroud is unfairly run down by the pundits, he's a good player.

Re: Other Teams' Stuff

Posted: Wed Sep 02, 2015 7:48 am
by Grandstander1
Davey-boy wrote:Cant believe arse didn't buy a striker either, should be a good tussle for fourth
Early days, but I wouldn't surrender second to Chelsea just yet. They got 4 points without Pedro, 1 point with him. Not to mention another John Terry row. An interesting season ahead.

Re: Other Teams' Stuff

Posted: Wed Sep 02, 2015 1:46 pm
by Sid
Yeah if Terry still thinks he should be starting every game then there will be trouble ahead

Will take a strong manager to axe an England legend and fan favourite like Terry - especially if Ambramovic still backs him

Re: Other Teams' Stuff

Posted: Wed Sep 02, 2015 1:48 pm
by Sid
Another record breaking transfer season

Will the quality improve though

Re: Other Teams' Stuff

Posted: Wed Sep 02, 2015 4:46 pm
by Grandstander1
Sid wrote:Another record breaking transfer season

Will the quality improve though
Absolutely. A BBC article was just mentioning now what we really have been seeing over the last couple seasons. Teams in the prem. are spending better. They're finding good players, for better prices, that aren't "names." They're getting the most out of their sub-10 mil£ signings. Add to that most teams are "going fort it" against the big clubs. It's fun to watch United throttle a team and just camp out in their half. It's just as satisfying, if not more so, to watch United win a good game of football.

Actually we did it this summer with the signing of Darmian. More signings like that are probably just as welcome as punts on youth players.

Re: Other Teams' Stuff

Posted: Wed Sep 02, 2015 4:50 pm
by Davey-boy
Grandstander1 wrote:
Sid wrote:Another record breaking transfer season

Will the quality improve though
Absolutely. A BBC article was just mentioning now what we really have been seeing over the last couple seasons. Teams in the prem. are spending better. They're finding good players, for better prices, that aren't "names." They're getting the most out of their sub-10 mil£ signings. Add to that most teams are "going fort it" against the big clubs. It's fun to watch United throttle a team and just camp out in their half. It's just as satisfying, if not more so, to watch United win a good game of football.

Actually we did it this summer with the signing of Darmian. More signings like that are probably just as welcome as punts on youth players.
I reckon darmian will be the buy of the season

Re: Other Teams' Stuff

Posted: Wed Sep 02, 2015 8:02 pm
by Sid
Grandstander1 wrote:
Sid wrote:Another record breaking transfer season

Will the quality improve though
Absolutely. A BBC article was just mentioning now what we really have been seeing over the last couple seasons. Teams in the prem. are spending better. They're finding good players, for better prices, that aren't "names." They're getting the most out of their sub-10 mil£ signings. Add to that most teams are "going fort it" against the big clubs. It's fun to watch United throttle a team and just camp out in their half. It's just as satisfying, if not more so, to watch United win a good game of football.

Actually we did it this summer with the signing of Darmian. More signings like that are probably just as welcome as punts on youth players.
And increasingly players are coming here for a big pay day

On another note, 800 odd million spent by clubs and still the fans are exploited and fleeced to fuck. That's why I can't join in the 'isn't the Prem just fucking brilliant' circle jerking shite

Re: Other Teams' Stuff

Posted: Wed Sep 02, 2015 8:52 pm
by Alfonso Bedoya
Sid wrote:
Grandstander1 wrote:
Sid wrote:Another record breaking transfer season

Will the quality improve though
Absolutely. A BBC article was just mentioning now what we really have been seeing over the last couple seasons. Teams in the prem. are spending better. They're finding good players, for better prices, that aren't "names." They're getting the most out of their sub-10 mil£ signings. Add to that most teams are "going fort it" against the big clubs. It's fun to watch United throttle a team and just camp out in their half. It's just as satisfying, if not more so, to watch United win a good game of football.

Actually we did it this summer with the signing of Darmian. More signings like that are probably just as welcome as punts on youth players.
And increasingly players are coming here for a big pay day

On another note, 800 odd million spent by clubs and still the fans are exploited and fleeced to fuck. That's why I can't join in the 'isn't the Prem just fucking brilliant' circle jerking shite
That goes both ways though Sid... The PL spends the most, because the PL earns the most... and that's why selling clubs charge the PL the most... let's not forget, Otamendi, De Bruyne, and Martial, just made their clubs a ton of money... more money than they'd have received from most clubs in any other league... what will they do with it??? Valencia, Monaco, and Wolfsburg directly benefited from the wealth of the Pl...